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John Ogilvie - . Bellingham , WA, US

John Ogilvie


Bellingham , WA, UNITED STATES

Accounting, Financial Management, and International Business Expert



As a child John have dreamed of traveling around the world. There was one major obstacle in the way. He didn't have any money to pay for the trip. Fortunately his parents taught him to save money so he could achieve his goals. They took him to the bank and opened his first savings account. Every time he earned any money they encouraged him to donate part of his earnings to charity, took him to the bank to deposit part of the money into his savings account, and then he could spend the rest any way he wanted to.

Thanks to his parents advise and good example his childhood dream came true. He had enough money to take his first trip outside the United States. His summer in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Western Europe was fantastic. The trip means very much to him because he earned the trip. This developed his interest in accounting and international business.

Industry Expertise (3)


International Trade and Development


Areas of Expertise (3)

Financial Management

International Business

Overcoming Obstacles

Accomplishments (1)

Summer Backpacking Around Europe (personal)

Part of my childhood dream of traveling around the world was accomplished when I spent a summer, with Eurail Pass in hand, traveling around Europe

Education (2)

Central Washington University : Bachelor of Science , Accounting 2003

Golden Gate University : Master of Science, Candidate , Taxation

Affiliations (4)

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Toastmasters International
  • Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (WSCPA)
  • Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA)

Event Appearances (1)

Speaking Internationally

Toastmasters District 15 Conference  Salt Lake City,UT




  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


5000 to 10000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee